Funding for this research was provided by:
Università degli Studi di Brescia
Received: 19 March 2020
Accepted: 21 June 2020
First Online: 30 June 2020
Compliance with ethical standards
: Prof. Baiocchi was the scientific organizer of two international workshops [“Intraoperative ICG Fluorescence Imaging in Hepatobiliary and Visceral Surgery: State of the Art and New Frontiers”, (Brescia, Italy, October 21, 2017); and “ICG 2.0. Intraoperative ICG Fluorescence Imaging in Abdominal Surgery: Prevention of Complications and Oncological Perspectives”, Milano, Italy, September 27–28, 2018) partly funded (travel expenses) by Karl Storz and Stryker companies. Prof. Baiocchi has a paid consultant relationship wit Stryker. Drs. B. Molteni, S. Molfino, G. Arcangeli, S. Manenti, L. Arru, F Gheza, Prof. M Botticini have no conflicts of interest or financial ties to disclose.
: All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards. This article does not contain any studies with animals performed by any of the authors.
: Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.